Heather Orom

Summary

Affiliation: University at Buffalo
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Nativity and Perceived Healthcare Quality
    Heather Orom
    Department of Community Health and Health Behavior, University at Buffalo, 304 Kimball Tower, 3435 Main St, Buffalo, NY, 14214, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 18:636-43. 2016
  2. pmc What Is a "Good" Treatment Decision? Decisional Control, Knowledge, Treatment Decision Making, and Quality of Life in Men with Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer
    Heather Orom
    Department of Community Health and Health Behavior, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA HO, CB, DLH Department of Urology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY, USA WU Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA CJN
    Med Decis Making 36:714-25. 2016
  3. pmc Emotional Distress Increases the Likelihood of Undergoing Surgery among Men with Localized Prostate Cancer
    Heather Orom
    University at Buffalo CB, Buffalo, New York Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York Electronic address
    J Urol . 2016
  4. ncbi request reprint Racial Discrimination and Stigma Consciousness Are Associated with Higher Blood Pressure and Hypertension in Minority Men
    Heather Orom
    Department of Community Health and Health Behavior, University at Buffalo, 3435 Main St, Buffalo, NY, 14214, USA
    J Racial Ethn Health Disparities . 2016
  5. pmc Quality of physician-patient relationships is associated with the influence of physician treatment recommendations among patients with prostate cancer who chose active surveillance
    Heather Orom
    Community Health and Health Behavior, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY Electronic address
    Urol Oncol 32:396-402. 2014
  6. pmc Perceived risk for breast cancer and its relationship to mammography in Blacks, Hispanics, and Whites
    Heather Orom
    Department of Community Health and Health Behavior, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    J Behav Med 36:466-76. 2013
  7. pmc Personality predicts prostate cancer treatment decision-making difficulty and satisfaction
    Heather Orom
    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institue, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    Psychooncology 18:290-9. 2009
  8. pmc Perceived cancer risk: why is it lower among nonwhites than whites?
    Heather Orom
    The School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:746-54. 2010
  9. pmc Racial/ethnic differences in receipt of pelvic lymph node dissection among men with localized/regional prostate cancer
    Matthew H Hayn
    Department of Urology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York, USA
    Cancer 117:4651-8. 2011
  10. pmc Psychological distress and smoking behavior: the nature of the relation differs by race/ethnicity
    Marc T Kiviniemi
    Department of Community Health and Health Behavior, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, 314 Kimball Tower, 3435 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:113-9. 2011

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. doi request reprint Nativity and Perceived Healthcare Quality
    Heather Orom
    Department of Community Health and Health Behavior, University at Buffalo, 304 Kimball Tower, 3435 Main St, Buffalo, NY, 14214, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 18:636-43. 2016
    ..Patient centered provider communication and continuity of care may be key targets for improving quality of care for foreign-born individuals. ..
  2. pmc What Is a "Good" Treatment Decision? Decisional Control, Knowledge, Treatment Decision Making, and Quality of Life in Men with Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer
    Heather Orom
    Department of Community Health and Health Behavior, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA HO, CB, DLH Department of Urology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY, USA WU Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA CJN
    Med Decis Making 36:714-25. 2016
    ....
  3. pmc Emotional Distress Increases the Likelihood of Undergoing Surgery among Men with Localized Prostate Cancer
    Heather Orom
    University at Buffalo CB, Buffalo, New York Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York Electronic address
    J Urol . 2016
    ..We determined if among men with clinically localized prostate cancer, in particular, men with low risk disease, greater emotional distress increases the likelihood of undergoing surgery vs radiation or active surveillance...
  4. ncbi request reprint Racial Discrimination and Stigma Consciousness Are Associated with Higher Blood Pressure and Hypertension in Minority Men
    Heather Orom
    Department of Community Health and Health Behavior, University at Buffalo, 3435 Main St, Buffalo, NY, 14214, USA
    J Racial Ethn Health Disparities . 2016
    ..We examined whether lifetime racial discrimination and stigma consciousness (expecting to be stigmatized) are associated with blood pressure in minority and White middle-aged and older adult men...
  5. pmc Quality of physician-patient relationships is associated with the influence of physician treatment recommendations among patients with prostate cancer who chose active surveillance
    Heather Orom
    Community Health and Health Behavior, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY Electronic address
    Urol Oncol 32:396-402. 2014
    ....
  6. pmc Perceived risk for breast cancer and its relationship to mammography in Blacks, Hispanics, and Whites
    Heather Orom
    Department of Community Health and Health Behavior, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    J Behav Med 36:466-76. 2013
    ....
  7. pmc Personality predicts prostate cancer treatment decision-making difficulty and satisfaction
    Heather Orom
    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institue, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    Psychooncology 18:290-9. 2009
    ..This study investigated the roles of dispositional optimism and self-efficacy in PCa treatment decision-making difficulty and satisfaction...
  8. pmc Perceived cancer risk: why is it lower among nonwhites than whites?
    Heather Orom
    The School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:746-54. 2010
    ..We explored racial/ethnic differences in perceived cancer risk and determinants of these differences in a nationally representative sample of whites, blacks, Hispanics, and Asians...
  9. pmc Racial/ethnic differences in receipt of pelvic lymph node dissection among men with localized/regional prostate cancer
    Matthew H Hayn
    Department of Urology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York, USA
    Cancer 117:4651-8. 2011
    ..The current study was conducted to examine the association between race/ethnicity and the receipt of pelvic lymph node dissection (PLND) among men with localized/regional PCa...
  10. pmc Psychological distress and smoking behavior: the nature of the relation differs by race/ethnicity
    Marc T Kiviniemi
    Department of Community Health and Health Behavior, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, 314 Kimball Tower, 3435 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:113-9. 2011
    ..We explored how the relation between psychological distress and smoking behavior differed as a function of race/ethnicity of respondents to a representative national survey...
  11. pmc Parent caregiver self-efficacy and child reactions to pediatric cancer treatment procedures
    Amy M Peterson
    1Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 31:18-27. 2014
    ..Findings suggest the utility of identifying parents who would benefit from targeted interventions to increase self-efficacy about caregiving during treatment procedures. ..
  12. doi request reprint Prostate cancer survivors' beliefs about screening and treatment decision-making experiences in an era of controversy
    Heather Orom
    Community Health and Health Behavior, University at Buffalo, 3435 Main St, Buffalo, NY, 14214, USA
    Psychooncology 24:1073-9. 2015
    ..Controversy about the costs and benefits of screening and treatment of prostate cancer (PCa) has recently intensified. However, the impact of the debate on PCa patients has not been systematically studied...
  13. pmc Longitudinal study of parent caregiving self-efficacy and parent stress reactions with pediatric cancer treatment procedures
    Felicity W K Harper
    Karmanos Cancer Institute Population Studies and Disparities Research Program, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Psychooncology 22:1658-64. 2013
    ..We examined relationships between parents' caregiving self-efficacy, parents' affect in response to their children's cancer-related treatment procedures, and parents' symptoms of post-traumatic stress at follow-up...
  14. pmc Patterns of information behavior and prostate cancer knowledge among African-American men
    Levi Ross
    Office of Cancer Health Disparities Research, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA
    J Cancer Educ 26:708-16. 2011
    ..The findings emphasize the need to connect lower-income and lower-educated African-American men to physicians as a source of prostate cancer control information...
  15. ncbi request reprint Multiple physician recommendations for prostate cancer treatment: a Pandora's box for patients?
    Willie Underwood
    Department of Urology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York 14263, USA
    Can J Urol 17:5346-54. 2010
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  16. doi request reprint Spirituality is associated with better prostate cancer treatment decision making experiences
    Michelle A Mollica
    Department of Community Health and Health Behavior, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, 320 Kimball Tower, 3435 Main St, Buffalo, NY, 14214, USA
    J Behav Med 39:161-9. 2016
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  17. doi request reprint Factors associated with emotional distress in newly diagnosed prostate cancer patients
    Heather Orom
    Department of Community Health and Health Behavior, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Psychooncology 24:1416-22. 2015
    ..We sought to identify factors that are associated with distress in these men as a basis for identifying suitable intervention strategies...
  18. doi request reprint Breast cancer racial disparities: unanswered questions
    Foluso O Ademuyiwa
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York 14263, USA
    Cancer Res 71:640-4. 2011
    ..In addition, we make research recommendations by discussing some of the remaining gaps in knowledge that may lead to further understanding of disparities and consequently improved outcomes for all women with breast cancer...
  19. pmc Influence of clinical communication on patients' decision making on participation in clinical trials
    Terrance L Albrecht
    Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, 4100 John R St, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:2666-73. 2008
    ..To investigate how communication among physicians, patients, and family/companions influences patients' decision making about participation in clinical trials...
  20. ncbi request reprint Experiences of Uncertainty in Men With an Elevated PSA
    Caitlin Biddle
    State University of New York at Buffalo, NY, USA
    Am J Mens Health . 2015
    ..Results inform strategies for meeting informational needs of men with an elevated PSA and confirm the primary importance of physician communication behavior for open information exchange and uncertainty reduction...
  21. doi request reprint Relationships as Medicine: Quality of the Physician-Patient Relationship Determines Physician Influence on Treatment Recommendation Adherence
    Heather Orom
    Department of Community Health and Health Behavior, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
    Health Serv Res . 2016
    ..To determine whether quality of physician-patient relationships influences uptake of physician treatment recommendations in men with clinically localized prostate cancer (PCa)...
  22. doi request reprint Relations between negative affect and health behaviors by race/ethnicity: Differential effects for symptoms of depression and anxiety
    Erin M Ellis
    Department of Community Health and Health Behavior, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
    Health Psychol 34:966-9. 2015
    ..This study examined how the relation of feelings of depression and anxiety to health behaviors differs by race/ethnicity...
  23. doi request reprint The social and learning environments experienced by underrepresented minority medical students: a narrative review
    Heather Orom
    Dr Orom is assistant professor, Department of Community Health and Health Behavior, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York Ms Semalulu is practice facilitator, Primary Care Research Institute, Department of Family Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York Dr Underwood is associate professor, Department of Urology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York
    Acad Med 88:1765-77. 2013
    ....
  24. pmc Race/ethnicity, psychological distress, and fruit/vegetable consumption. The nature of the distress-behavior relation differs by race/ethnicity
    Marc T Kiviniemi
    Department of Community Health and Health Behavior, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, 314 Kimball Tower, 3435 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Appetite 56:737-40. 2011
    ..We explored how the relation between psychological distress and fruit/vegetable consumption differed as a function of race/ethnicity...
  25. ncbi request reprint Family history of cancer: is it an accurate indicator of cancer risk in the immigrant population?
    Heather Orom
    Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48201, USA
    Cancer 112:399-406. 2008
    ..Patients' self-reports of family history of cancer influence physician cancer screening recommendations. Little is known about rates of reporting a family history of cancer in the immigrant population...
  26. pmc "I don't know" my cancer risk: exploring deficits in cancer knowledge and information-seeking skills to explain an often-overlooked participant response
    Jennifer L Hay
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA JLH Department of Community Health and Health Behavior, School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, SUNY, New York, NY, USA HO, MTK Department of Surgery, Division of Public Health Sciences, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA EAW
    Med Decis Making 35:436-45. 2015
    ..Participants' "don't know" responses to perceived-risk items (DKPR) are usually excluded from analyses. Yet those who provide such responses may have unique cancer information needs...
  27. doi request reprint Perceived cancer risk and risk attributions among African-American residents of a low-income, predominantly African-American neighborhood
    Heather Orom
    a Department of Community Health and Health Behavior, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Ethn Health 20:543-56. 2015
    ..Our goals were to confirm low perceptions of cancer risk in an African-American community sample and explore participants' attributions for their perceived cancer risk...